USA Today’s personal-tech columnist Edward Baig annually takes on the daunting task of making predictions about what trends will emerge in the world of technology. In 2013, he sees new hardware developments playing a major role in the marketplace.
Baig said the next version of the Amazon Kindle could make phone calls.
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According to Baig, a Kindle
phone from Amazon.com
or a standalone television designed
could join a new phone
developer Research In Motion
is hoping will turnaround its recent misfortune. Machines capable of printing objects in three dimensions
could also become more popular and less expensive.
On the software side, Baig will be watching whether major changes pay off for Microsoft as Windows 8 tries to compete other app-based operating systems.
Click here to see all of Baig’s predictions and musings for 2013.